27 June 2018

Ethical uniform company Little Yellow Bird, which hatched in the start-up incubator of the University of Canterbury’s Centre for Entrepreneurship, is flying home, fully fledged.

UCE Alumni Hannah Watkinson

25 June 2018

From BFA(Hons) to Studio Manager, UC alumna, Hannah Watkinson, opens up about her journey to The Corner Store, a 5-in-one café, bar, gallery, event and studio space for 15+ artists!

Marketing South 2018

25 June 2018

UCE’s marketing guru Jess Langtry shares her experience from the Marketing Association’s latest event, Marketing South and Chair of the MA Southern branch, Michael Durie, comments on an exciting up and coming opportunity for students.

UCE 85k Start-Up Challenge

25 June 2018

After receiving numerous entries of a very high calibre, entré are excited to announce their top 21 for their flagship event - The $85k Start-Up Challenge.


22 June 2018

New University of Canterbury research into the behaviour of online trolls has revealed the many actors involved and a surprising number of benefits to trolling – and not just for the trolls.


14 June 2018

Sixteen University of Canterbury alumni and friends of the University, including a UC Law professor and a QC, have been recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours List this year.

UCE Chats and Churros

08 June 2018

An entertaining panel of speakers and muy delicioso churros made for a successful second event for UCE’s newest club LANZSOC last night.

UCE Communication in Business

08 June 2018

We all know that good communication is the success of any project, big or small. The team behind the scenes at UCE are big fans of a couple of tools to keep us all on track. Here’s a quick run-down of our top two favourites.

GCC See Me Live Competition

07 June 2018

Finalist teams prepared an online promotional marketing campaign to sell their assigned NZ business to the Chinese market. These seven finalist teams then pitched their campaigns to a live audience, consisting of thousands of Chinese students.

180 Degrees Consulting Presentation Evening Semester 1 2018

25 May 2018

A successful presentation evening was held by 180 Degrees Consulting Canterbury at WSP Opus NZ, full of great opportunity for clients, consultants, mentors and invited guests from the University.

Entré Build a Burger challenge Finale 2018

24 May 2018

Entré, innovative as always, debuted a new challenge for 2018, it’s very own Build a Burger Challenge. Read about the winning burgers below.

UCE SDS Round 2 2018

15 May 2018

A successful weekend for the University of Canterbury team, placing runners-up at the second round of the 2018 Student Development Society (SDS) Case Competition in Auckland.

UCE Startup Weekend Christchurch 2018

11 May 2018

In just 54 hours teams were formed, ideas were generated and pitches perfected. In some cases, apps even created!

UCE GCC Bootcamp See Me Live 2018

09 May 2018

The first stage of the competition saw over 30 students matched up with 5 partnering businesses: Ballantynes, Greystone Wines, Heartland Tourism, Kaikōura Whale Watch and Yu Mei. With the help of mentors and guest speakers, the teams created a tailored strategy for the Chinese market.

UCE Minister visit 2018

09 May 2018

Identifying the UC Centre for Entrepreneurship (UCE) as an exciting, innovative hub for youth to engage in, Minister for Youth, Hon Peeni Henare, chose to visit UCE during his time in Christchurch last weekend.

Jacob Varghese

04 May 2018

A day in the office for recent UC Graduate, Jacob Varghese (Postgraduate Diploma in Business) involves one-on-one business mentoring with multiple Christchurch startups as Ministry of Awesome’s new Startup Activation Coordinator.


27 April 2018

To discuss and promote increased gender diversity in the New Zealand financial industry, the UC Business School Trading Room is hosting a symposium, Women in Finance.

UCE Entre Build a Burger Challenge 2018

27 April 2018

In a way entrepreneurship is like a burger, it requires a lot of different components, takes multiple attempts till perfect and may not always be everyone's taste.


24 April 2018

An award-winning University of Canterbury marketing lecturer is the first New Zealand academic to be named one of the world’s Best 40 Under 40 Professors.

UCE Sustainability Challenge Winning Team

24 April 2018

When four festival-going flatmates were appalled at the amount of textile waste left at their campsite, they thought of a way to turn that waste into a sustainable business venture, taking out the UCE Sustainability Challenge 2018 in the process!


20 April 2018

The University of Canterbury has signed an agreement with one of China’s top ranked research universities to collaborate on research and teaching.

SDS Case Competition Round 1 2018

18 April 2018

Last weekend a team of University of Canterbury students travelled to Dunedin to compete against numerous Universities in the first round of the 2018 SDS (Student Development Society) Case Competition.

UCE Sustainability Plant Top Angle

16 April 2018

Sustainability has been said to have three pillars: economic development, social development and environmental protection. A balancing act of these three elements is often what sets businesses apart, providing them with a unique, socially-focused competitive advantage.

Zach Preston Imagine Cup

16 April 2018

Imagine Cup is Microsoft’s premier international competition for young developers. We congratulate UC student, Zach Preston, selected for the Imagine Cup Finals in Australia.

UCE Deloitte Business Case Competition 2018

12 April 2018

Last weekend UC Centre for Entrepreneurship (UCE) hosted a head to head case competition between The University of Canterbury and The University of Auckland, providing the perfect preparation for the national SDS Case Competition this coming weekend.

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